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Noushin Arefadib

Briefing paper

The first thousand days - our greatest opportunity

Optimising early childhood development requires a holistic approach to policy, programs and services that builds understanding of this important period and advances integrated polices and evidence-informed practices.
Briefing paper

Using evidence in policy and programs

This Policy Brief outlines a decision-making framework that recognises the importance of the relationship between service providers and clients, and the need for evidence-based interventions to be aligned with client needs, priorities and values.
Report

The first thousand days: an evidence paper

This research paper highlights the astonishing rates of child development from conception to the end of age two and the benefits of a holistic approach to children’s health.
Report

The first thousand days: an evidence paper - summary

This abridged version summarises the key concepts outlined in the full paper; namely, the evidence for the biological, global, social, ecological, and individual factors that are reshaping our understanding of the first 1000 days of a child's development.
Report

Reporting the health and development of children in rural and remote Australia

This report reveals themes, challenges and opportunities for children living in rural and remote Australia.